The newly appointed Commissioner for health in Kano state, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa,has implored parents to take advantage of the ongoing measles vaccination to ensure their children of nine months to five years were immunised.
Tsanyawa, who made the call when he assumed duty as the new commissioner for health on Saturday, solicited the support of the staff of the ministry and the public to enable him discharge his duties effectively.
The Commissioner, who took over the Ministry’s affairs from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Alhaji Usman Muhammed, pledged to do his best in serving the people of the state.
The new Commissioner also pledged to leave no stone unturned in order to ensure efficient and effective health care service delivery in the state.
Tsanyawa also pledged to ensure team work and transparency which he said was the most effective means for accelerated development in the public service.
He lauded the warm reception accorded to him by the staff of the ministry and its agencies saying it was remarkable and expressed willingness to create a friendly working environment for all.
“The present administration is committed and has a passion in revamping and rejuvenating health care at all levels by investing a lot of resources in procurement of equipment, training and recruitment as well as provision of free and genuine drugs in government owned facilities,” he said.
Speaking earlier, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Alhaji Usman Mohammad pledged support on behalf of the entire Staff of the Ministry.
NAN recalls that the state Kano sworn in 20 new Commissioners on Tuesday November 5 2019, amongst whom was the Commissoner for health.
Edited by Tukur Muntari.